Our global partnerships help us get the financial, technical and human resources we need to realize our mission.
Empowerment for Green Self-Reliance
Palang Thai is a Thailand-based non-profit organization that works to ensure that the transformations that occur in the region's energy sector are economically rational, and that they augment, rather than undermine, social and environmental justice and sustainability.
SunEnergy Power International
SunEnergy Power International - SunEnergy Power International (SEPI) is a nonprofit public benefits company organized as a 501(c)(3) organization. SEPI develops and implements humanitarian renewable energy projects in remote, rural parts of the world
Taipei Oversea Peace Service
TOPS (Taipei Oversea Peace Service) is a Taiwan-based NGO which provides various humanitarian assistance, mainly educational programs, for refugees and local people affected by the influx of refugee populations and migrant workers who have fled from fighting or various type of persecution, mainly from Burma. (Site in Chinese Only)
Social Justice * Sustainability * Local Leadership
Green Empowerment's mission is to promote community-based renewable energy and water systems with related watershed restoration projects to generate social and environmental progress internationally.
Supporting Refugees & Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
ZOA-Refugee Care supports refugees, internally displaced (IDPs), returnees and others affected by conflict or natural disaster in their transition from instability and lack of basic needs towards a situation in which conditions enabling a process of structural development have been (re-)established.
Tak Border Child Assistance Foundation
TBCAF(Tak Border Child Assistance Foundation) is a non-religious, non-profit foundation which was established by the local community along the Thai-Burma border in 2005. It provides educational support for children from low-income families, working families, neglected and vulnerable children who have less access to basic and higher education.
Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief
Knightsbridge International, Inc., is a California 501(c), (3), Non-Membership, Not for Profit Corporation (state and federal tax exempt # 95- 4546892), dedicated to providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief worldwide without regard to race, religion or national origin. Founded in August 1995 by several members of a self-styled US Priory of the Knights of Malta and OSMTH TEMPLAR Knights for the specific purpose of providing an independent vehicle through which focused international and domestic humanitarian assistance and medical relief programs could be organized.
Karen Network for Culture and the Environment
KNCE -a Thai NGO that supports the development of living conditions and the environment for the Karen community with combined traditional and technological knowledge. Currently, their activities include; 1) Providing leadership training for the village leaders and future leaders; 2) Empowering and reaffirming villagers of the Karen way of life and encouraging them to practice it daily; 3) Supporting and empowering people to respect the spirit of the universe and to continue with resource management, including making sure that new employment is sustainable and balanced; and 4) Documenting the Karen knowledge and beliefs.
Karen Department of Health & Welfare
Karen Department of Health and Welfare (KDHW) - is dedicated to addressing the needs of internally displaced Karen people in Burma. They organize and support a network of 29 health clinics that provide crucial medical care for over 100,000 people annually living under the violent oppression of the Burmese army.
Global Youth Service Team
Global Youth Service Team's missions are:
• To provide sustainable energy systems, education,and assistance to people who are excluded from attaining a better life due to geographical location,economic inequality, and human rights violations.
• To bring solar electricity to medical facilities and schools in order to catalyze improvements in health care and education.
• Apply the science we have learned to balance progress with concern for the planet we all inhabit
• Develop understanding of other cultures and recognition of the potential in our diversity
• Take a leading role in demonstrating the vision and the courage needed to confront the challenges of the future.
Mae Tao Clinic
Mae Tao Clinic - The Mae Tao Clinic (MTC), founded and directed by Dr. Cynthia Maung, provides free health care for refugees, migrant workers, and other individuals who cross the border from Burma to Thailand. People of all ethnicities and religions are welcome at the Clinic. Its origins go back to the student pro-democracy movement in Burma in 1988 and the brutal repression by the Burmese regime of that movement. The fleeing students who needed medical attention were attended in a small house in Mae Sot.
MAP Royalty, Inc.
MAP Royalty, Inc. - MAP, founded in 1989, focuses solely on the acquisition and management of natural gas royalty interests – and more recently, renewable energy royalty interests, primarily associated with commercial wind and solar projects – all in high quality fields or projects in the onshore United States. MAP currently invests approximately $100 million annually of its privately managed capital serving endowment, foundation, and individual investors.
The Free Burma Rangers
The Free Burma Rangers (FBR) - The Free Burma Rangers (FBR) is a multi-ethnic humanitarian service movement. They bring help, hope and love to people in the war zones of Burma. Ethnic pro-democracy groups send teams to be trained, supplied and sent into the areas under attack to provide emergency assistance and human rights documentation. Together with other groups, the teams work to serve people in need.
The Branch Foundation
The Branch Foundation (TBF), founded in July 2007, is a New Zealand registered not-for-profit organisation. TBF supports the local initiatives of fellow organisations and communities across South-East Asia through implementing tailored community development projects. These projects fall within our three focus areas: education, capacity building and renewable energy solutions. Through these grassroots endeavors, TBF offers support to populations outside the main scope of humanitarian aid. TBF works directly with the most marginalized South-East Asian communities, including ethnic minorities, at-risk youth, and refugees. Rather than simply offering financial aid, TBF projects focus on empowering the community members to be their own agents of change by achieving their own independence and stability.